"Winning the Skytrax World's Best Airport Award for the fifth consecutive year is huge encouragement to our 50,000-strong airport community at Changi Airport", said Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group. "These awards recognize hotels that combine convenience, comfort and top quality service as an integrated package for today's air travelers and Fairmont Vancouver Airport was a high performer in all the categories to win the Best Airport Hotel in North America title this year".
The Skytrax awards come just one week after the Airports Council International (Global) announced Heathrow as the Best Airport in Europe amongst airports with over 40 million passengers for 2016.
The Skytrax World Airport Awards recognized YVR for its excellence yet again this year.
Overall, Bush Airport was ranked No. 54 in the world in the Top 100 airport ratings for 2017, an improvement from the 2016 ranking of No. 71.
Taoyuan International Airport Corporation Chairman Tseng Dar-jen (曾大仁) was present in Amsterdam Tuesday to accept the award, which the airport won two years ago as well, he said.
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SKYTRAX World Airport Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airport industry.
Launching BUD:2020 last year, Budapest initiated a five-year development program, investing over €160 million in the project which includes: construction of a new 12,000m² passenger pier with 10 contact bridges and 27 boarding gates, the creation of an on-site airport hotel, new parking facilities, logistics bases, and other technical improvements aimed at enhancing the airport experience of passengers for the coming years.
Taoyuan airport, Taiwan's main worldwide gateway, beat out Incheon global Airport in South Korea and Japan's Haneda Airport for the award.
Vancouver Airport Authority spokeswoman Tess Messmer told Business in Vancouver in an email that she believes that the award showcases the strength of the Canadian airport system.
For the fifth year in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport grabbed the top spot - and it's not too surprising considering what's inside. "Our goal is to create a complete experience for our customers and that involves modern facilities, a wide range of dining and shopping options and special amenities that help minimize the level of stress that potentially accompanies air travel".